9-9. AXLE NO. 1, 2 AND 5 PIVOT AND SPINDLE ASSEMBLY AND OUTER AXLE
SHAFT SEAL AND BEARING REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Adhesives, solvents, and sealing compounds can burn easily, can give off harmful vapors, and
are harmful to skin and clothing. To avoid injury or death, keep away from open fire and use
in well-ventilated area. If adhesive, solvent, or sealing compound gets on skin or clothing,
wash immediately with soap and water.
Lightly coat surface of two trunnion
bearings (12) with sealant.
Install two trunnion bearings (12) to axle
Coat two oil seals (9) and inside of pivot and
spindle assembly (5) where trunnions (8)
seat with grease.
Pivot and spindle assembly
weighs 90 lbs (41 kg). Use the
aid of an assistant to prevent
possible injury to personnel.
Support axle during installation
of pivot and spindle assembly to
prevent damage to bearings
inside pivot and spindle
(12) With the aid of an assistant install pivot and
spindle assembly (5) on axle housing (10).
Lip of oil seal should be facing toward bottom of trunnions when installed.
(13) Install two oil seals (9) on two trunnions (8).
(14) With the aid of an assistant, align pivot and spindle assembly (5) and install two trunnions (8) into pivot
and spindle assembly with soft faced mallet.